Course Start Date
11 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management allows you to start your career as a bush regeneration or revegetation worker. You'll learn how to protect our natural environment by managing weeds, restoring bushland and supporting conservation projects.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Identify weeds and native plants
- Read maps and navigate
- Support biodiversity conservation
- Maintain natural areas
- Implement practices for revegetation
- Manage weeds and animal pests
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- An affinity for the natural world
- Strong communication skills
- The ability to work in teams and in solitary, remote conditions
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Bush regeneration worker
- Revegetation worker
- Land rehabilitation worker
- National Parks field officer
- Pest control officer
- Indigenous lands worker
- Soil conservation assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Conservation and Ecosystem Management
Upskill further with these Statement of Attainment courses, which are often listed as requirements in job advertisements along with the Certificate III in Conservation and Ecosystem Management:
- Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling
- Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut
- First Aid
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time, combination course. You must attend approximately 11 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 11 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 2 days a week for 36 weeks.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|AHCECR309||Conduct an ecological and cultural site inspection prior to works|
|AHCWHS301||Contribute to work health and safety processes|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
|AHCCHM307||Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases|
|AHCECR301||Maintain native ecosystem areas|
|AHCECR305||Collect native seed|
|AHCECR307||Read and interpret maps|
|AHCECR310||Implement assisted regeneration works|
|AHCFAU302||Identify fauna in the field|
|AHCLPW312||Carry out inspection of designated area|
|AHCMOM304||Operate machinery and equipment|
|AHCPCM303||Identify plant specimens|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities|
|AHCWRK309||Apply environmentally sustainable work practices|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Thurgoona, National Environment Centre
Phone 131 601
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